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to answer in this report in 2001. >> in 1920 prohibition became the law of the land. the sale and manufacture of alcohol that tool of the devil was forbidden in every state. that same year the democrats came to san francisco to nominate cops in roseville and the city provided every amenity for the visitors including a truckload of booze. it was the first look that san francisco was not going to take prohibition seriously. the prohibition was taking it seriously indeed. revenue agents found illegal liquor and to the horror of liquors everywhere wasted the stuff. >> now being destroyed under court order, go to it boys. >> reporter: in san francisco, and other cities the feds smashed into barrels of wine, beer, whisky and gin. sometimes providing a brief bonanza for hard drinkers along the sidewalks. in san francisco, an infamously easy going town, speak easies, bars that provided liquor to anyone who knew the right password or right number of knocks on the door flourished all over the city more or less unmolested. this place no a steak house and once a restaurant was before tha
of directors broke state law when it approved a contract without a key provision. they contend the board was legally obligated to accept or reject the total contract. not just eliminate the costly paid family leave clause. >> cannot refuse to ratify a total package agreement for an improper purpose. or without good cause. >> a lawsuit is going to delay a resolution to this contract dispute that has gone on for too long. for months if not longer. >> legal experts say this lawsuit is certain to add more tension to an already heated labor dispute. >> there is no question the filing of a lawsuit ups the anti in terms of tension, but the fact is there is no lawful impediment for the parties at any time to go back to the table and negotiate and reach an agreement. >> the unions are not ruling out the possibility of going on strike again and shutting down that entire transit system. it would be the third time this year. >>> cal trans is getting ready to show off the new lights at the tower of the new bay bridge. they already installed thousands of special led lights on the eastern span 200 cabl
arrested in that scam. the bank of america says its knows about the scam. they are working with law enforcement on ways to deal with the problem. >>> a new planned parenthood facility set to open in san mateo county and it is not sitting well with some people. ktvu channel 2 reporter janine de la vega is joining us now from redwood city to talk about the controversy. janine. >> reporter: pam, so far the building does not have a planned parenthood sign on it. the building says its been leased but there have been reports out its supposed to open up today an antiabortion activists are trying to fight it. the clinic is located on elle camino royal. which is on the border of redwood city and atherton. it will be open 20 hours a week and provide health care. there were efforts a couple years ago to open up a planned parenthood but there were protests against it. this location in north fair oaks has set off public outcry again against some residents that have circulated a petition to get the clinic moved. planned parenthood would decrease property values. the bay area news group is reporti
. it is working with law enforcement on ways to deal with this problem. >>> new this morning earthquakes here in the bay area two little ones in the southern edge of santa clara county. a magnitude 3.7 hit south of gilroy. it was downgraded from an initial 3.9. then about a half hour later there was a second one. a 2.5 in the same area. so far there is no word of any damages of injuries. >>> oakland police are serging for a suspect in a deadly overnight shooting. police say a man was shot outside around 10:00. it was the city of oakland's 84th homicide of the year and police are asking witnesses to come forward. >>> we have new information now about the man who was hit and killed by a car friday night near the dunn bar ton bridge. police say he was walking on the east bay side of the bridge when he was hit by a westbound car. investigators say alcohol was not a factor for the driver. it still isn't clear why he was walking along the bridge. >>> time is 5:07. the a-gender teenager that was set on fire along an oakland bus may be back in school as early as today. sasha fleischman came home on t
. on sunday smith planned to fly his son and daughter-in-law to their home near butte missouri then fly his daughter and their -- montana. but smith never made it to any of those destinations. his bonanza went missing with all five people on board. >> dale is a man of experiences and many talents. he is the right person to get out of a tough situation. >> approximately 40 people from the valley county sheriff's department and other idaho agencies have internaling all day. they detected a faint signal from the plane's transponder but haven't been able to find where it is coming from. >> it is a very weak signal. this is very rugged terrain which i have heard complicates the effort. >> smith's wife is in idaho helping with the search which resumes tomorrow morning. we're learning smith is also a humanitarian. we'll talk about that come l up at 6:00. reporting live in says, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in san francisco, police are looking for a female driver who kept going after hitting a pedestrian not once but twice. it happened just before 11:00 this morning in the south of market are
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. >>> the chp and law enforcement all over the state have flooded freeways and roads looking for impaired drivers over the long thanksgiving weekend. as of this morning, 186 people had been arrested since thursday in the bay area. 1,073 have been arrested statewide. >>> fewer passengers are flying in and out of oakland airport than in years past. the oakland airport has dropped by 5 million since 2007. and that slump comes as crowds in san francisco airport jumped by about 9 million over the same period. >>> meantime sfo is enlisting the help of canines to make traveling a little more enjoyable. volunteers from the san francisco spca will begin visiting the airport with eight certified therapy dogs to help soothe the frayed nerves of stressed out passengers. the brigade have signs that say pet me. >>> hundreds of fixes and increased capacity, the federal health care website is set to handle 50,000 users simultaneously. errors have dropped from 6% to less than 1% the white house says. running or not, many republicans want to dismantle the website. >> if we just sit back and just hope it fa
that task force which will be made up of members of the public and law enforcement. it's a 21-member panel that will come up with an independent review process for officer involved shootings. some of the options could be a citizen review board or an independent citizen auditor. under the current system, the district attorney investigates officer involved shootings and decides if a crime was committed and then a grand jury reviews those findings. but anger over the deadly shooting of andy lopez in october prompted calls for change. investigators say sheriff's deputy eric yellhouse shot and killed the 13-year-old after mistaking the teen's airsoft bb gun for a real ak-47. lopez's family has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the deputy and the department claiming that shooting was unjustified. the santa rosa police department in the meantime is still investigating, and this county board of supervisors meeting will begin later on this morning at 8:30, and that's when they will take up this issue over the task force. it's a community and law enforcement task force that again will be appointe
this morning california republicans are defending a website one that criticizes the new health care law. the democrats say taxpayer money should not have been used to create that website. democrats are also saying the website created by republicans and the state assembly looks too much like the real website for the state's health care exchanges. and could prevent some users from signing up. the republican website has links to media coverage detailing problems with rollout of the health care law. >>> fighting to stay open. the new challenge san francisco city college faces. >>> also a relative of president obama has his day until court. a judge decides if he must be deported or if he can stay in this country. we'll have the details. >>> good morning. we're looking at the roads and finally we are getting to see slow traffic on 880 and also some other spots where the traffic is slowing down. >>> old man winter is really in the middle of the country but there is a hint of him here. it is definitely cold for some but what about how cold it will get later in the week. [woman] you wrapped the.
that criticizes the new health care law. >> democrats say taxpayer money should not have been used to create the site. it looks too much like the real website for the state's health care exchanges and could prevent users from signing up. the gop site has links to medial coverage detailing problems with the law. >>> two runners from kenya will participate in their first competition this sunday thanks to the kindness of a complete stranger. through a new organization he started through kenya. davis says he was inspired by the elite runners that come from a small town with no running water or electricity. they will be running in the california marathon this sunday. but first they are going to be treated to a shopping spree in san francisco later today. >> san francisco the people are really friendly. people are really welcoming. >> davis says he found the two men on facebook after reading about their story in a book. they are going to fly back to kenya on december 12th. >>> time now 5:10. more bad news for san francisco city college. the big hit it could take months before it may be forced to s
of supervisors meeting and that's when supervisors will appoint members of the public and law enforcement to this panel. the task force will consider various options ultimately including a citizen review board or an independent citizen auditor. under the current system, the district attorney looks at officer involved shootings and decides if a crime was committed and then a grand jury reviews those findings. but outrage over the deadly shooting of andy lopez in october prompted calls for change. and investigates say sheriff's deputy eric gailhouse shot and killed the 13-year-old after mistaking the teen's airsoft bb gun for a real ak-47. the lopez family since filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the deputy and the department claiming that shooting was unjustified. the santa rosa police department in the meantime is still investigating. the county board of supervisors meeting starts at 8:30 this morning, along with appointing members to this community and law enforcement task force, supervisors also are expected to decide whether to explore the creation of a memorial park at the s
that would dedicate a park in his honor. >>> the growing concerns about the threat of plastic guns. how a law that's due to expire may cause new problems for schools and for the government. >>> welcome back to "mornings on 2." the u.s. congress gets back to work today for the last december push before their break. according to congressional records, there have been fewer than 60 public laws he acted by the -- enacted by congress in the first half of the year. that's the lowest number ever. among the unfinished business, confirmation of janet yellen, passage of a farm bill currently held up byes ady greet of funding levels for food stamps. another item on congress's must- do list is renewing a law to prohibits weapons manufacturers for making guns that cannot be detected by security systems. >>> 7:25. the napa city council is due to meet tomorrow on whether to repeal a controversial mel marijuana medical ordinance. the city attorneys have recommended repealing the ordinance over concerns allowing clinics to open would lead the city vulnerable to federal prosecution. if you have an opinion on t
of the scam and is working with law enforcement to address the problem. >>> new this morning two small earthquakes shook the southern edge of santa clara county. the quake hit about 2:05 this morning. five miles south of gilroy. it was downgraded from an official 3.9. now there was a 2.5 in the same area a half hour earlier. no reports theophanies damage or injuries. >>> oakland police are searching for a suspect in a dead willly overnight shooting. police say a man was shot to death around 10:00 last night at a home on coolidge avenue. >> would you believe there may have been some sort of vehicle involved? what involvement was it at this time? we do not know. >> now its the 84th homicide of the year for oakland. >>> the stench of smoke permeants the hallways of an apartment building after a close with a garbage bin. the building is on continental way. the smoke got in through a garbage shoot. >> the garbage can caught on fire somehow. and the fire spread up to the third and second floor. >> the battalion chief says most of the smoke was on the third floor so the first crews on the sce
.a.r.t. of breaking the law, bargaining in bad faith and refusing to negotiate. now, today a union attorney said b.a.r.t. cannot choose to honor only part of a valid agreement. >> b.a.r.t. continues to point fingers at others and is not taking responsibility for its own actions. b.a.r.t. has never offered to us to negotiate over this supposed mistake. instead, it has approached us by saying take it out. it must come out of the total package agreement. otherwise, we will not approve the contract. >> reporter: attorneys pointed out the b.a.r.t. board repeatedly said it was very involved in negotiations and indicated the agreement signed was the final agreement. this is another chapter in contentious labor negotiations that have taken up a large part of 2013 resulting in two strikes until a tentative agreement was reached. it was in that tentative agreement -- [audio difficulties] >> it appears that we've lost sal there. we'll have much more coming up at 5:00. >>> now that december is here, the cold weather is arriving as well. rosemary orozco is here with the cool temperatures outside our doors and
, the national organization of black law enforcement conducted an audit of the department and came up with 55 recommendations hue to improve the b.a.r.t. police force. today, patrick oliver, who was hired to conduct the audit, spoke about what it was like before improvements took place. >> there was not quality oversight on use of force incidents. there was not adequate supervision or eevaluation. >> reporter: that was changed this year. b.a.r.t. police says it has implemented most of the recommendations. the auditor says a lot of the improvements have been made. >> after three years they've exceeded expectations of what it takes to conduct the major form of a police agency. there's a lot for the b.a.r.t. board and at bay area transit district to feel good about. >> reporter: today, kenton rainy presented the findings to the b.a.r.t. board of directors. he minced no words saying this was a big challenge for the department. >> what you are trying to do is change the culture. b.a.r.t. police department has 40 years of culture and trying to develop and get the necessary critical mass together of
also on board along with his daughter-in-law and future son- in-law. >>> economists expected to show the economy is starting to move ahead again. survey shows many believe that the report will say employers added 180,000 jobs last month. that would keep the monthly gain at 200,000 since last august. and they believe the jobless rate will slip a bit to 7.2%. that report comes in at 5:30. the port of san francisco selling commemorative bricks that will be used at the new waterfront park at pier 27. bricks will line the parks walkway. a neighborhood activist says brick sales will help pay off the city's debt from hosting the america's cup races as well as the administrative cost to set up the brick program. >> very deceptive the way it is marketed. we want to make sure people have the facts. >> its money that is coming back to the port to help us with infrastructure costs that were put out. >> the park is scheduled to open late next year. >>> today apple launches its i beacon service to help you find your way around the store. it sends messages to users on their iphones. the information
of a new documentary. . >>> well california's law to collect information from many, they will hear oral arguments brought by the civil liberties union. anybody arrested violates the constitution, however the state says dna collection can help solve cases and they called for a similar law which allows those charged with similar felonies. >>> they are pointed at engineers and at the tracks. charms summer of connecticut from a computer train injured many and killed several. the man may have nodded off just before the rail was was changed. >>> they are looking into whether success is split. roll zoom has died down and they are bringing more money into the area. sheriff's deputies are responding to more calls and say it creates crime. they say the casino is the busiest beat but the impact on crime is minimal. they will soon decide on a long rang plan and at a -- range plan and they will outline development for up to the next 20 years. the city says the construction project will have 300,000 square feet of retail space but a few store owners could be forced to move or close their doors. >>> t
, a contest winner and she's about to have a really spectacular day. >> me, my two older sisters, my brother-in-law's family, all the neighbors have come in and we're all getting ready. >> you're probably wondering what in the world kind of contest did she win? she won a competition to bring a loved one home put together by -- >> we're going to finally get to see them after three and a half years. >> joanne is her sister, paul her brother-in-law and their two kids sean and laura. they haven't seen their family members in three and a half years. her sister and her sister's husband moved to australia. >> that's a long time to not see your family. >> she says, sure, we've got skype now but there's nothing better than to give them a hug. >> can't wait to get me hands on the kids. >> here's the moment they're waiting patiently at the airport to see their loved ones. and they finally get to hug. and thanks to the contest she won, they took care of the airfare and provide the hotel accommodations, so a trip thech may not have been able to afford otherwise. >> i think that's a good idea. usually you take a
members have been getting questions all year long about what this complex health care law means for them. >> critics say the site is an attempt to steer people away from the legitimate insurance enrollment site and they're calling for the site to be shut down. >>> local schools are recipients of a federal grant aimed at bulking up the work force. they're awarding u.c. san francisco about $675,000. merit university and oakland is receiving more more in grant money. it's an effort to hire more nurses and other health professionals ahead of an expected surge in patients under the affordable care act. >>> back down to the bay area, a cold snap tonight along with a low temperature. some cities are also dealing with rain. this is new video just brought into our news room a couple of minutes ago from the chinatown area in downtown oakland, and you can see there, some people, well, weren't totally prepared. hey, whatever works. they weren't totally prepared for that wet weather. it's not just rain we're dealing with. we'll also get a little snow in the bay area. >> it is cold enough we will pick
and enrollment on the rise, we'll ask one of the law's architects, dr. ezequiel emanuel where obama care goes from here. >>> it's been ten years since i took over the anchor chair here. it's been quite a ride. we'll look back at some of our favorite moments from the last ten years. all right now on "fox news sunday." >>> and hello again from fox news in washington. this is a national day of prayer and reflection in south africa. as that nation continues to mourn the man many consider its father. south africans gathered at makeshift shrines to remember nelson mandela who died thursday at the age of 95. fox news senior foreign affairs correspondent is live outside mandela's home in johannesburg with the latest. >> reporter: chris, this was supposed to be that national day of prayer and reflection. and, in fact, across the country it's filled with people marking the day. here in what was the old home neighborhood of nelson mandela, just a few days after his passing, the mood here is anything but solemn. in fact, it is festive. take a look at what we saw, what we heard. they sang. they danced. th
healthcare law. these are live pictures from the hearing. many people struggled to sign up for insurance following the launch of the national website in october. but the white house says problems with the site have been fixed and millions of people are expected to sign up for coverage in coming weeks. >>> just as president obama begins a three-week public relations campaign for the new healthcare law, another lawsuit was filed against the affordable care act. the university of notre dame filed a religious challenge to the healthcare overhall, saying the -- overhaul, saying the requirement that the health plans cover birth control violates roman teachings. this is one of more than 80 lawsuits attacking the law on religious grounds. it will be the supreme court who decides if employers can refuse to offer benefits under the law. but that ruling is not expected into well next year. >>> some legal experts say people hear in california should pay close attention to the provisions of the bankruptcy protection just granted for the city of detroit. the judge in that case ruled that detroit can i
county. a dozen law enforcement agencies are allowing those with warrants for minor offenses who surrender, to receive a new promise to be released immediately, instead of going to jail. those with nonviolent misdemeanors with traffic violations are eligible. they can go into any sheriff's office to fill out the paperwork. >>> a mountain lion was spotted today in woodside. now the department of of fish and game, and wildlife will be using a new tactic to try to remove mountain lions who wander into urban areas. >> the killing of two mountain lion cubs by the department of fish and wildlife, caused an uproar. the cubs, likely orphaned were found hiding under a porch. while they were tiny. only 13 to 14 pounds, law at the time did not allow the warden to pursue non-lethal options, which frustrated neighbors. >> i personally was really bad. some of the neighbors were upset. some were frightened. >> reporter: some sprung into action, passing senate bill 132, which helps protect mountain lions. senator jerry hill introduced legislation. >> we share this beautiful place with wildlife.
of the public and members of law enforcement to this new panel. the task force will consider various options including setting up a citizen review board or an independent citizen auditor. its final recommendations will be due a year from now. currently the district attorney looks at officer involved shootings and decides if a crime was committed and that a grand jury reviews those findings. anger over the deadly shooting of andy lopez in october prompted calls for change. investigators say sheriff's deputy eric gail house shot and killed the 13-year-old after mistaking the teen's airsoft bb gun for a real ak-47. the lopez family believes that shooting was unjustified and they filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against both the deputy and the department. the santa rosa police department is investigating that shooting. the county board of supervisors meeting begins at 8:30 this morning and along with beginning to assign people to this community and law enforcement task force, the board of supervisors also are expected to decide on whether to explore the establishment of a memorial park there
and they are looking for smith, his son and daughter in-law and his daughter and fiance h the emergency beacon has not been hurt since the early testimony. >>> the trial began five years after the brutal attacks in richmond. she was gang raped after being taunted for being a lesbian. they say it was a hate crime motivated by the victim's sexual orientation. >>> there will be several rallies and they will hold a rally from fruit veil this afternoon. they are demanding a pay hike to $15 an hour and the right to unionize. >>> a san jose police officer's car is burglarized. coming up, the important item that was stolen which makes this case top prior orty. -- prior orty. >>> good morning, traffic is doing well if you are driving around the bay area, coming up, i will show you where others are beginning to show signs. >>> i have no your heater has been kicking on all night long, it is so cold, maybe some snow, i will tell you more coming up on ktvu channel 2 morning news. i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but
's first black law form. he joined congress and campaigned campaigned for non- violent resistance. in 1960 police opened fire on black protesters. 69 people, including 10 children were dead. it pushed the anc to armed struggle. >> i feel that it is useless for us to continue talking peace and non-violence against a government -- >> the anc was outlawed and in 1964 nelson mandela was sentenced to life in prison, convicted of attempting to over throw the government. he became a symbol of resistance. after 27 years he was released in 1990. and emerged as the face of the anti-apartheid movement. four months later he appeared before a standing room only crowd at the oakland coliseum. >> it is you, the people of oakland, the people of the bay area who have given me and my delegation strength and hope. >> free man nelson mandela stepped into negotiations to bring democracy to south africa. in 1993 honored with the noble peace prize. a year later nelson mandela became south africa's first black president. >> never, and never again should it be that this beautiful land will again experience the op
tents and i will sleep there and make sure it works. >> law enforcement are also urging drivers to slow down and be cautious of icy roads and black ice. snow could drop to 1,000 feet by sunrise tomorrow. elevations above 2,000 feet could see three to eight inches of snow. >>> the port of san francisco is sell chemotive bricks that will be use -- commemorative bricks that will be used at the port. the port says the money will help cover park costs including benches for visitors. a neighborhood activists says it will help pay off the city's debt for hosting the america's cup races. >> they are deceptive the way it is marketed. we want to make sure people have the facts >> it is money that is coming back to the port to help us with infrastructure costs that were put out. >> the park is scheduled to open late next year. >>> time is 6:08. south africa's government is preparing funeral services for nelson mandela who died yesterday at 95 years old. we are learning more about the funeral plans. there will be a ten-day mourning period. on day five there will be a memorial service in a stadium i
to free himself with a bolder is now in trouble with the law. . >>> today's hearing is to determine the cause of the deadly crash at san francisco international airport is set to begin this week. the ntsb is getting ready to interview witnesses and to find out why a fire truck ran over a young girl who was alive. they said they never took airport disaster training courses. we will have live reports on the hearing tomorrow and wednesday and you can follow him on twitter for realtime updates. >>> new concerns now over the rods supporting the eastern span of the bay bridge, according to the information, the rods appear vulnerable but drivers should not be afraid of it and coming down immediately as the current issues only pose long-term risks. they are now conducting hearings on the management construction lapses involving the span. >>> spark flew as demonstrators blocked the bus that picks up google workers. >> i need you guys to move right now. this is ridiculous. >> reporter: the bus is assist bell of the -- a simple of the housing crisis as wealthy tech workers move in. the demonst
from missouri to kansas. what's interesting is the suspect obeyed traffic laws and used his signal. when the fedex driver got out of the fedex truck, she left the keys in the ignition. that's when he saw it has an opportunity to take the truck. >> you just see the driving there, kind of casual. >> he keeps driving but you see that the wheels start sparking. >> maybe he was trying to pretend he was the fedex driver. maybe he just wanted to see what it was like for a day. >> did you get a fedex from something saying your packages are going to be delayed? >> your packages went on a high speed chase in. >> it's a good story to tell when your packages arrive safely. >> these are members of the ski new zealand team preparing for the jet ski challenge. in the off in the distance, do you see that orange bullpeny, that orange floaty? it's bobbing and there's something attached to it. so jason decides to get in for a closer look. he notices that there is an animal struggling, an animal in trouble, tangled to the rope connected to this float. if you get closer, you'll notice it's a dolphin. i
's two biggest unions have filed a lawsuit against the transit agency and it claims they broke the law when they approved a contract without a key provision. the board was legally obligated to either accept or reject a total contract, but, the board can also tore and it happened during rush hour. find out what is being blamed for the problem and that story is coming up at 6:35. and they are saying they owe them. and however they say if they do that, there will be higher company costs and fewer jobs. they will stage protests 11:30 this morning and at 4:00 this afternoon in oakland. >>> dozens of whales are stranded in shallow water and they are stuck in the florida everglades. >>> they are trying to coming to to help his family. >>> and if you look at 880 westbound am and there is a new injuries traffic. >> teens and 20s and what about those low snow levels for friday night and i will have all the details on all of those coming up. [ male announcer ] december is customer appreciation month at subway. we're saying thanks with two of your favorite six inch subs. the six-inch cold cut com
contact after smith reported engine travel. he was traveling with two of his children, a daughter-in-law and a future son-in-law. officials are asking people to keep an area out in that area for any sign of the missing airport. >>> families tonight in the bayview area are celebrating the opening of a new preschool that. might not seem unusual but this new preschool is a rarity in the community. ktvu's rob roth visited the classroom and meet the children who are benefiting tonight. >> how are you doing? >> reporter: for these 16 preschoolers, it's story time. >> who knows what that is? >> reporter: this early childhood education program is finishing out its first week of operation at the ymca in san francisco's bay view district. preschoolers are a rare sight in this neighborhood of mostly low income families with few resources. parents seem grateful. >> my child was so excited to come to school and her first day she didn't want to go home. >> reporter: other than a head start program, this is the only licensed early childhood education program in the entire neighborhood. >> traditional
was traveling with two of his children, his daughter-in-law and future son-in-law. it's unclear when aerial searches will resume. >>> an oakland woman who lost her son to gun violence will take part in a rally next week in washington, d.c. 17-year-old christopher jones was killed in a drive-by shooting outside his family's home new year's i've 2010. no one has ever been charged in the case. his mother says she's part of a contingent that will represent california at a national vigil for homicide victims. it will be held at the washington national cathedral two days before the first anniversary of the newtown, connecticut, school shooting. >>> thousands of people are expected to gather for a memorial to honor actor paul walker tomorrow. walker was killed last weekend wrt porsche i was riding in crashed in santa clarita. a memorial at that crash site has been growing ever since. thousands of people have rsvped for the memorial at 5:00 sunday at the scene where walker died. . >>> while people are waking up to a little snow and in some parts of the bay area. if that's the case it usually means
. >>> california's law requiring police to collect dna samples from suspected felons goes before federal court. the nine circuit counsel will hear the case. california asserts dna collection helps solve cold cases. recently the u.s. supreme court upheld a narrower law from maryland which permits sampling only from those charged. >>> it was an emotional memorial today at a memorial for paul walker. dozens attended. many left candles and flowers at the site of that fiery crash. others brought souped up cars like the one walker used on his film. >> he was a great guy. personal and on film. everybody loved him. he did a lot for the community as well. >> the 40-year-old walker and titus were attending a fundraiser. >>> 30 stray dogs are being flown from the east bay to boise idaho tomorrow morning on something called the chihuahua express. >> reporter: dozens of kennels are being rushed. >> the area is flooded with little dogs like this. there's not really a lot of interest in adopting. >> reporter: kimbrough blames the designer dog trend. they require more care than some people expect. these thre
on today, the sonoma county board of supervisors will appoint both members of the public and law enforcement to this new panel. it will be a 21-member task force that ultimately will come up with an independent review process for officer-involved shootings here in sonoma county. the task force will consider various options including setting up a citizen review board or an independent citizen auditor. the final recommendations will be due a year from now. currently the district attorney looks at officer-involved shootings and decides if a crime was committed and then a grand jury reviews the findings but the anger over the death of andy lopez prompted calls for change. sheriff's deputy eric gelhaus shot and killed lopez after mistaking his bb gun for a real ak-47. the lopez family believes that shooting was unjustified and filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against boat the deputy and the department. the santa rosa police department is investigating that shooting. this county board of supervisors meeting will begin an hour from now. along with appointing members to the community
leave. bank of america said it knows about the scam and is working with law enforcement on ways to deal with that problem. >>> new details now on the death of fast and furious actor paul walker. according to tmz, walker's porsche carrera gt had a mechanical failure, possibly a steering fluid leak. according to an auto shop co- owned by walker, there was a fluid trail before the skid marks at the scene and the skid marks were in a straight line, indicating the driver didn't have steering control. the car slammed into a light pole and burst into flames on saturday and in santa clarita. walker was in the area for a charity event for victims of typhoon haiyan. >> he dropped everything he could and would do everything that he could do, to help. whether it's raise money for organizations, you know, get toys, find clothing, or anything else. >> investigators said speed was a factor in the crash and that walker's porsche may have been racing another car. >>> a san carlos gas pipeline under scrutiny for safety concerns is back in service. pg&e said the line runs below the normal pressure for a g
or in person. instagram has 150 million users. they have been criticized by law enforcement for providing a new way to buy and sell but instagram said it took steps to stop that problem. they started blocking hashtags for drug trafficking. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> also in san francisco police are looking for three suspects in a takeover style robbery at a mattress store around noon on market street. police say the suspects walked in wearing hoodies. one had a gun and ordered everyone to lay down on the floor. they took personal items and took off. no one was hurt. there are no reports of arrests. >>> happening now, a candlelight vigil is underway in san jose for a three-year- old boy who was hit and killed by a car last week. ktvu's dep ruv is at the -- debora villalon is at the vigil. >> reporter: it happened here at the crosswalk and it is a tragedy that galvanized the community. raising awareness that 24 pedestrians have been killed this year can in san jose. the same day he died, a 14-year- old girl was hit and killed in front of her high school. they are calling for traffic i
obama is calling on aid to help with the afford able care act. republicans want to repeal the law. americans may have to pay more than they expected to keep their doctors. >> congress will be in session. they have a long list of bills to finish. 1.3 1.3 americans will be affected. a farm bill will keep milk prices stable if it passes. >>> the city council will consider regulations for libraries and parks, 1% of san jose. it will close dispensaries, they will fight back with a ballot measure. >>> a gun buy back is running out of time. gun buy gun has 3 more days. they have raised half. the church on december 14th, that's the one year anniversary of the newtown killing in connecticut. >>> the rock and roll band tweeted it will not perform in florida after seeing the film black fish. it talked about a killing of a sea world trainer by an orca in 2010. willie nelson and bare naked ladies have also pulled their shows. >>> a half million people crammed in kiev's central square. they toppled a statue that has been there since 1946. the government has launched an investigation. one deem
, his wife and father-in-law are in the rchl.v. he closes the door on him and that's when ford gets the a fiv gallon can of gasoline. >> he starts throwing gas on the motor home. >> you can see where he lights it on fire. >> is he trying to smoke them out or is he trying to burn them? >> he said i hope you both die. >> that's the only way you can get out. he was able to get out the window. you see him let the daughter out. police quickly ought up with joshua ford and they claim he admitted it. >> the first apprehending officers, he told them flat out he's glad he set it on fire. >> the guy had is trying to set you on fire is your husband. >> i forgive the guy but he needs to go to jail where he belongs because he's going to do it again. >> he's currently in jail, accused of attempted murder, being held on $100,000 bail. >> he was first to ask -- ♪ what does the fox say >> the answer to the question of the year from lochy the fox. plus kick off a ski and this might happen. >> no! >> oh no, way! >> is it legit? the mountain mishap next. >>> guys, i got an e-trick for you. see that g
-sex marriage there. the law took effect today. the state's marijuana laws allow couples to register for a lightning and be married on the same day. hawaii is the 16th state to allow same-sex marriages. >>> it's going to be cool out there tonight, but not as cold as it will be coming up. the clouds are going to stay for the most part above freezing. when the clouds clear tomorrow, things really do change around. here comes the cold front. at midnight, you see maybe a little drizzle or something along the coast. maybe a few sprinkles. here comes the front, it sort of passes through. that's tomorrow morning at about 7:00 a.m. as we go through the day, it clears out. those clear skies tomorrow afternoon are going to make way for a very, very cold night tomorrow night and then again on wednesday. so tomorrow, cooler during the day, and much colder tomorrow night. when i come back, i'll get specific with which cities will be the coldest in the five-day forecast, when things will begin to warm up again. we'll see you back here. >>> our congratulations tonight to jose alcantar from san jose
unions have filed a lawsuit against b.a.r.t. that claims b.a.r.t. broke state law. it approved a contract without a key provision. the unions claim the board was legally obligated to either accept or reject the entire court, not just eliminate the costly paid family leave clause. b.a.r.t. says the lawsuit will only drag out this labor dispute. >>> the board could talk about the latest meltdown on the tracks. a crowded train was forced to stop right in the middle of a tunnel during yesterday morning's commute. we'll find out what's being blamed for that problem -- coming up for urat 7:30 -- coming up for you at 7:30. >>> an early-morning house fire in benecia. the passerby who is being credited for saving two people. >>> and we'll find out why the city of san francisco is paying some homeowners to plant a garden in their front yard. >>> right now, traffic is doing pretty well in many areas. the bay bridge toll plaza is slow. we just got a report of black eyes in the east bay. we'll tell you where. >>> parts of the bay area in the upper teens. coming up, how long the freeze warning will las
will sleep in the snow and make sure it works. >> law enforcement urging drivers to slow down and be cautious of icy roads and black ice. snow could drop to 1,000 feet. >>> it may soon cost more to ride bart during the morning and evening rush hours. janine de la vega is joining us live from the bart station to tell us how riders could be effected by the premium plan. >> reporter: good morning, brian. in about an hour the peak commute hours will begin. we will see a lot more foot traffic here. the bart board of directors talked about raising prices during that time at their recent meeting. the san francisco chronicle is reporting bart officials are preparing to look into peak period fares. charging higher prices during the busiest hours or most congested station. more analysis is needed so that is why the idea is being explored on how it will work. the board says now is not the time to raise prices since the transit agency went through two strikes and trains have been experiencing mechanical problems. >> i don't think its fair. they need to find ways to cut down on their cost and spending and
customers. law enforcements say it is shoulder surfing because they get their pin by looking over their shoulder. bank of america is working on ways to deal with the problem. >>> two men in a daring carjacking incident. two men asked to test drive a car and then pushed the salesman out of the way and jumped into the car and sped off. >>> google's sparge slated to become a floating retail store according it a report. we have new video of the construction project that treasure island. it created lot of questions when it began. now we are learning they plan to build two more barges. the hope is to dog all three in san francisco, los angeles and new york. each would be used to display google products. >>> art going high tech in san francisco. how one artist is using his ipad as a canvas and you can see it. >> business owners are being forced out. how a construction project at a shopping mall is causing problems before it begins. >> first new information about the car crash that killed paul walker. and word on the future of the franchise movie series that made him famous. >>> bomb scar
of directors broke the law when it approved a contract without a from vision providing six weeks of paid family leave. the unions claim it was always part of the agreement. >> bart has never offered to us to negotiate over this supposed mistake. instead, it has approached us by saying take it . >> bart claim it was a clerical error and it would cost the agency at least $5 million or much more depending on how many workers use it. bart responded by saying the union's decision to take legal action jeopardizes a quick resolution to this dispute. >> it will delay it which has already gone on far too long. >> bart if i recall ever officials say the agency -- officials say the agency would never have agreed to six weeks additional paid time off. they say workers already see three to six weeks of vacation, get 13 paid holiday and 12 sick days a year. >>> new at 6:00, a 13-year-old girl is missing tonight. now, police and her family are asking for help finding her. ktvu's amber lee is in pleasanton where she spoke to the girl's father today. amber. >> reporter: frank, this is where police tell us the m
sleep in the snow and make sure it works. >> law enforcement urging drivers to slow down and be cautious of icy roads and black ice. snow could drop to 1,000 feet by sunrise tomorrow. elevations above 2,000 feet could see 3 to 8 inches of snow. now, check frequently with ktvu.com for weather updates including alerts and warnings. there are forecasts for your neighborhood. we'll post all of the information on facebook and twitter. >>> 7:38. it may soon cost more to ride b.a.r.t. during the morning and even rush hours. the b.a.r.t. board is looking into charging higher fares during the transit systems busiest hours when many commuters are heading to or from work or school. riders would pay more at b.a.r.t.'s busiest stations. the so-called peak-hour premium plan is already used in other u.s. cities including washington, d.c. >>> 7:38. a retired santa clara county superior court judge will lead a special task force to investigate the alleged hate crime at san jose state. cordle is also san jose's police independent aud eter. the president of san jose state says they will propose recommendat
helped solve many cases and they are upholding that law where many have been accused of serious felonies. >>> they have several parking meters and the transportation agency also wanted to buy an extra 10,000 meters to install in new locations but the city council voted against that idea. >>> they will offer incentives to pick up people in wheelchairs. cab drivers will pay and while chair accessible cabs will go to the front of the lean at fso to pick up passengers. >>> san jose may impose new rules that could drastically impose marijuana dispensaries in the city. it will keep dis dispensaries away from homes and park. >> medical marijuana supporters say they will fight back with a ballot measure. it has been one month since they met with success but are split and traffic volume has been reduced and the casino is bringing more money to the area but sonoma says sheriff's deputies are saying this is creating crime. this is the busiest beat but the impact on crime in the city is small. in walnut creek, they have more which would outline development over the next 20 years. they said it would
recently they upheld a similar law in maryland but it comes from those who committed felonies. >>> he talked about how he was treated in korean now that he is back home in his home country. >>> we have more on the black ice and where to expect it next. >>> i will show you traffic which is completely jammed up even worse than usual. find out how long this crash is supposed to last and what routes you can take as alternates. >>> in los gatos, it is very close, see if there is any rain on the extended outlook. ♪ could it be? ♪ no presents beneath the tree? ♪ ♪ wait a minute, now i see ♪ my gifts are above me ♪ that's my kind of holiday [ ding ] cheese plate? cheese plate. no, i made something better. you used the oven? boom. [ male announcer ] pillsbury crescents. make the holidays pop. ♪ make t♪ holidays pop. hey, that's the last crescent! oh, did you want it? yeah. we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half. that's not half! guys, i have more. thanks, mom. [ female announcer ] do you have enough pillsbury crescents? ♪ i
:30 this morning. this mother-in-law unit was full of flames. >> he was jumping around. my feet is hot. my feet is hot. >> reporter: that flame man named charles came shouting to his neighbors that his futon caught fire while he and his father slept. >> the covers caught on fire and he was trying to put it out with his feet. >> he said he went back to get his son. >> reporter: he said in the heavy the smoke and flames he ran out quickly to get a breath of fresh air and he ran back to get his son. >> i think with the space heater when you get those elements hot enough. they do combust. >> reporter: the 44-year-old dad who escaped this place with his son is lucky although it may not seem like it right now. >> i said you're a hero. you saved your son. you're a hero. it was heartbreaking because he kept saying it's christmas. it's christmas. why does this happen to happen. everything i have is in there. of course i started crying. >> reporter: the red cross will help with housing. but the family of three need to find a place to live. she tells me from the emergency room he is going to need several
day. >> me, my two older sisters. my brother-in-law's family. and we are all getting ready to go. >> you are wondering what kind of contest did she win? she won a competition to bring a loved one home. they are gathering in ireland. >> we will see him. and sean and laurie after three and a half years. joanne is her sister and paul is the the brother-in-law. two kids. they haven't seen the family members in three and a half years. her sister and sister's husband moved to perth, australia. >> she said sure. we have skype now. you can connect in different ways. nothing better than just to, get a hug. >> get a hug from the kids. >> here is the moment they are waiting patiently at the airport to see their loved ones. >>> they finally get to see them. >> this is a trip they may not have been able to afford otherwise. >> that is a really neat idea. usually, you apply for one of the contests and you can get away and have a vacation. here, they are encouraging inner contests to bring someone home. that is ingenious. >> that is a great way to wish everyone a happy holidays. >>> thanksgivin
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